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The arguments of time

Author: Jeremy Butterfield
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Repr.]View all editions and formats

Containing nine essays, this work addresses fundamental questions about time; in philosophy, physics, linguistics, and psychology. It poses questions such as: Are there facts about the future? Could  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Butterfield
ISBN: 0197263461 9780197263464
OCLC Number: 762145726
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 253 Seiten
Contents: A Century of Time ; The Metaphysics of Time ; Can There be a Literary Philosophy of Time? ; On Relativity, Time Reckoning and the Topology of Time Series ; The Development of Machian Themes in the Twentieth Century ; On the Emergence of Time in Quantum Gravity ; The Problem of Time in Quantum Geometrodynamics ; Tense, Indexicality and Consequence ; The Perception of Time: Philosophical Views and Psychological Evidence
Responsibility: ed. by Jeremy Butterfield.


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Review from previous edition The book consists of nine excellent but separate essays on various aspects of time . . . It serves as an admirable introduction to recent work on what the editor rightly Read more...

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